BHP Billiton's number of employees by region 2012-2018

Number of employees at BHP Billiton from 2012 to 2018, by region*

by M. Garside, last edited Sep 27, 2018
BHP Billiton's number of employees by region 2012-2018 This statistic shows the number of employees at BHP Billiton from 2009 to 2018, by region, fiscal year ended June 30. BHP Billiton is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London and Melbourne. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector. In 2018, BHP Billiton employed 6,729 people in South America. The greatest share of BHP Billiton employees resided in Australia as of mid-2018, and the second-greatest share resided in South America.
Regional distribution of BHP Billiton employees

BHP Billiton is a British-Australian global mining company, headquartered in London, England and Melbourne, Australia. The company is one of the top global players in the mining and metals sector and one of the largest global producers of coal, copper, aluminium, iron ore, nickel, manganese, silver, and uranium.

The loss of BHP Billiton was 312 million U.S. dollars in 2016, down from a profit of 21.1 billion U.S. dollars in 2011. BHP Billiton is one of the top ten uranium mining companies in the world, producing some 2.4 thousand metric tons of uranium in 2017 The company held four percent of the global uranium market share in 2017. In 2018, BHP Billiton produced 1.07 million metric tons of copper, alongside the production of other metals. BHP Billiton is one of the largest producers of refined copper.

As seen in the statistic above, the greatest share of BHP Billiton employees resided in Australia as of mid-2018. The second greatest share resided in South America, and the third greatest in North America. The regional distribution of BHP Billiton employees corresponded with mineral production and reserves in the areas mentioned. Lead reserves worldwide are greatest in Australia, with an estimated 35 million metric tons of recoverable lead available to be economically extracted or produced that year. Australia’s nickel reserves are estimated at 19 million metric tons.
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Number of employees at BHP Billiton from 2012 to 2018, by region*

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